National Security National Security

National Security

A U.S. Navy plane flies above a Japan Coast Guard patrol vessel during search-and-rescue efforts last week off the coast of Kochi prefecture, in southern Japan. Kyodo via Reuters hide caption

toggle caption
Kyodo via Reuters

Yemeni militiamen stand guard at the port in Mukalla, on the southern coast of Yemen. Many factions are involved in Yemen's civil war. The U.S. has supported Saudi Arabia, which has waged a bombing campaign against Houthi rebels. But the U.S. Congress is putting pressure on the Trump administration to end its support of a war that's widely seen as a stalemate and a humanitarian disaster. Jon Gambrell/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jon Gambrell/AP

Often Quiet On Wars, Congress Challenges White House Over Yemen

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675343616/675505129" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Maria Butina has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors after she was charged with being an unregistered foreign agent. Her onetime mentor, Alexander Torshin (right), is reportedly retiring. Pavel Ptitsin/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Pavel Ptitsin/AP

Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Reaches Plea Deal With Feds

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675169896/675522871" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Eleanor Roosevelt holds up a copy of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in December 1948. Fotosearch/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Fotosearch/Getty Images

Boundlessly Idealistic, Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Is Still Resisted

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675210421/675210422" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Last week's developments don't necessarily mean that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is winding up. He's pictured here in 2008, when he was FBI director. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Investigative Journalist Jason Leopold Breaks Down His Reporting On Trump And Russia

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675070407/675070408" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rep. Jamie Raskin Gives InSight On Latest Events In Russia Investigation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/675070400/675070401" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Week In Politics: The Mueller Investigation And The Next Attorney General

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/674918589/674918590" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

More Documents Released Describe What Michael Cohen Did

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/674918582/674918583" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's statements "were not instances of mere memory lapses," prosecutors wrote in the court filing. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Jose Luis Magana/AP

Feds Detail What They Call Lies Told By Paul Manafort Since His Guilty Plea

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/674322275/674840857" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript